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Chiesa di Santa Maria degli Angeli

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Reviewed 5 days ago

If have a few minutes, do take the opportunity to pop into this church to see the magnificent frescoes. The church is easy to miss but if you are walking along the lake, it is worth a small detour.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Kevin H
Reviewed 15 February 2019 via mobile

This church is very simple, but the frescoes are magnificent. What makes, in my opinion, one of the 'must visit places in Lugano. This "piece of art" was painted by Bernardino Luini, student of the Master himself, Leonardo da Vinci. The frescoes repre6sent all the...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 13 February 2019

One of the most famous fresco painting in Switzerland of the Renaissance period.Luini was the most famous Milanese painter of the early 16th century. He worked as a fresco painter in Milan, and also in Saronno and Lugano and elsewhere in Lombardy. Luini was deeply...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 27 November 2018

Chiesa di Santa Maria degli Angeli is a historic gem found in the midsts of an uber chic lake town. Finding a quiet respite...affording one to step back in town and out of the tourist throng is a rare gift to give one's self when...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 10 November 2018

The begin of the construction of the church was in 1499 of Franciscan monks from the monastery near this place, and was finish in year 1515; it is the most important church in the city; inside you can admire works of Bernardino Luini, a favorite...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Manuela L
Reviewed 17 October 2018

Most people probably miss the outside western side of the church which has some partially restored frescoes. The best ones of course are inside and they are spectacular - certainly worth a visit - and the church is right alongside the road along the lake...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank SabreSailor
Reviewed 14 October 2018

While visiting Lugano, I was fortunate to awake one morning to the bells of the Chiesa di Santa Maria degli Angeli, which was just next door to my hotel. Later that morning, I slipped into this ancient church with its rather austere exterior and was...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank gailyt980
Reviewed 10 October 2018

The interior of this church is a hidden gem. It has some remarkably well preserved, beautiful frecoes on the walls, including a huge one visible right when you walk in. We're really glad we stumbled upon this beautiful treasure.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank schlibber
Reviewed 8 October 2018

You must visit this church and take a while to discover the story behind it. It's probably the only place in town that smells of ancient times. Try to imagine 400 years ago, whenLugano was a total different town. I think it had to be...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 3 October 2018

I advice to have a good camera with you ,high definition . the frescoes are many and with lot of particulars .this church frescoes can be part of a tour in northern italy on master painter Bernardino Luini .

Date of experience: August 2018
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